The annual conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) is the world’s leading research forum on processing, searching, organizing and accessing music-related data. The ISMIR Conference provides a meeting place for the discussion of MIR-related research. Its main goal is to foster the exchange of ideas across disciplines by bringing together researchers, developers, educators, librarians, students, and professional users.

ISMIR is a non-profit organization which, among other things, oversees the organization of the ISMIR Conference.

ISMIR over the years

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ISMIR is currently the 8th ranked publication in the “Multimedia” subcategory of “Engineering and Computer Science”, and the 2nd ranked in the “Music & Musicology” subcategory of “Humanities, Literature, and Arts”.